Tony Sirico, a gangster on "The Sopranos," Dies at Age 79

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tony Sirico, who represented the eccentric gangster Paulie Walnuts on "The Sopranos," passed away on Friday. He was 79.

Tony Sirico

Paulie Walnuts

This was the nickname given to Paul Gualtieri because he once grabbed a truckload of nuts (he was expecting television sets)


Gennaro Anthony Sirico Jr. was born in New York City, United States, on July 29, 1942.

Confirmed dead:

Bob McGowan, who worked as his manager, confirmed his death. The reason wasn't mentioned.



Net Worth

$10 Million

Tony Sirico

American actor Gennaro Anthony Sirico Jr. is best known for playing Peter Paul "Paulie Walnuts" Gualtieri in The Sopranos.

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